Ibobi urges governor to dismiss BJP government and invite Congress

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 18: Former Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh with his Congress Legislature Party team today met Governor Jagdish Mukhi and urged him to dismiss the present BJP led government of Manipur and invite the Congress party to form government. The CLP team told the governor that in the 11th Manipur Legislative Assembly election held in March last year, the Congress was the single largest party with 28 MLAs, while the BJP was the second largest Party with 21 MLAs. The governor (Njama Heptulla) without proper application of mind had invited theRead More

Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar sworn in as Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 18, 2018: Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar was today sworn in as the 5th Chief Justice of High Court of Manipur. Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office at a ceremony held at the Darbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, Imphal. Justice Sudhakar was appointed as Chief Justice of the High Court of Manipur by the President of India on May 9. Sudhakar hails from Panapakkam Village, Vellore, Tamil Nadu. He was graduated in Life Sciences from Loyola College, Chennai and obtained a Law Degree from Madras Law College. Justice Sudhakar was enrolled as an advocate inRead More

Visit of Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of Naval Staff in Manipur

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Chief of Naval Staff commenced a four-day visit of the Spear Corps Zone today. During the course of his visit extending upto May 16, Admiral Lanba will visit the North East States of Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. In his capacity as the chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Lanba will undertake an assessment of the security situation in the North East states, said a statement released by IGAR (South). He will beRead More

“Go to village” – a boon to people at grassroots level

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: The third session of the state government’s ‘Khungang Chatse – Go to Village’ mission will be held at various villages across the state on May 15. The noble initiative of the new state government gives special focus to schemes for social benefit, health and education and identification of left out beneficiaries for inclusion in government programmes of housing and pension etc. The ‘Go to Village’ mission, a brainchild of chief minister N. Biren Singh, is specifically designed to reach out to the citizensRead More

Awards conferred

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: Education minister Thokchom Radheshyam said a good relationship between all sections of people inhabiting in the state is a must for maintaining peace and communal harmony. He said that one should be hard working and should try to stay busy since an empty mind tends to incline towards negative thoughts. The minister was speaking as the chief guest at the 18th Peace and Communal Harmony and AMACSDS (All Manipur Art and Culture and Sports Development Society) Awards organised by the held at AshaRead More

“GO TO VILLAGE” camps in Chandel and Toubal

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, May 13, 2018: The district administration, Chandel will conduct “Go to Village” mission at Liwachangning and Khubungkhullen village in the district on May 15 covering 14 villages. The camp at Liwachangning under Chandel sub-division will cover 5 villages namely, Liwachangning, Leishokching, Khuringmol, Komlathabi and Penaching village. The other camp/centre at Khubungkhullen under Chakpikarong sub-division will cover 9 villages. They are, Khubungkhullen, Khubungkhunou, Thorcham, Phiran Machet, Tonalpe, Beaula, Novokom, Bersheba and Khumbung village.The District Administration, Thoubal will also launch “Go to Village” mission on May 15 atRead More

Diesel auto rickshaw runners demand alternative means

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 27, 2018: Drivers of diesel run passenger service auto rickshaw plying along the RIMS road today stopped their service protesting against the Manipur government’s decision to ban the diesel auto rickshaws and diesel vans in Imphal city to minimise pollution and congestion. Chief minister Biren Singh and Traffic Regulation and Parking Committee (Imphal East and West) on Thursday decided to ban diesel auto rickshaw and diesel van plying towards Imphal during a meeting held at the chief minister’s Cabinet hall. The chief minister had saidRead More

Civil Engineering preferred course in the state: Technical Education Department

Imphal, April 27, 2018 (DIPR): The Office of the Controller of Technical Education, established in the year 1973, has been playing a key role in controlling and supervising Technical Institutions besides imparting training in Technical/Engineering and Allied Courses in various technical institutions in the country. This was stated by Shri Ng. Basantakumar, OSD (Admn.), Technical Education Department, Manipur, in the ongoing series of Press Conference organised by Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Government of Manipur, at Moirangkhom, Imphal. He said that the Department has nominated 113 students for undergoingRead More

No guns pointed: Ranjit

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 27, 2018: Forest management volunteer and forest minister’s brother clarified that the allegations made by betel leaves traders and transporters about the two mini trucks being taken away from them on gun point, as false. The trucks were being taken back to forest beat office for conducting re-verification of the quantity of betel leaves loaded on the trucks. At a press meet held at forest beat office located at Koirengei on Thursday, forest management volunteer, L. Ranjit who carried out the seizing of the trucksRead More

96 cases taken up in past one year: SP (Vigilance)

Imphal, April 27, 2018 (DIPR): The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department, Manipur registered 96 cases covering 50 different Departments during the period from April 1, 2017 till March 31, 2018, said SP (Vigilance) Shri Hopson Sapam. He was interacting with media persons at the Series of Press Conferences of Head of Departments organised by DIPR Manipur at Moirangkhom office complex today. Shri Hopson Sapam said that six enquiry cases were recommended for major penalty while nine for minor penalty during this time. He further said that 67 enquiry cases (including oldRead More

Committee on “Go to the Village” visit Wangkhem

Thoubal, April 27, 2018 (DIPR) : District Level Committee members on “Go to the Village” mission led by DC, Thoubal Smt. Rosita Devi who is also the Chairman of the Committee visited Wangkhem bazaar today in Thoubal District as a part of awareness campaign about “Go to the Village” mission. Prior to the visit, the Committee held a meeting at the conference hall of DC’S office, Thoubal and discussed various works/actions to be taken up in connection with “Go to the Village” mission which will be launched on 1st May nextRead More

CM Biren distributed loans

Imphal, February 25 (DIPR): Chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh distributed loans to 179 persons and self help groups amounting to Rs. 2,35,01000 under Manipur State Co-operative Bank (MSCB) Ltd. at a function held at the Durbar Hall of chief minister’s secretariat today. Out of this total amount, Rs. 1,38,34,000 was distributed to the persons who approached the chief minister for assistance on Meeyamgi Numit and Hill Leaders’ Day. Piggery loan of Rs. 51,52,000 was distributed to 56 individuals and dairy loan of Rs. 7,20,000 was handed over to 6 farmers. A totalRead More

Euphonious musical evening by Kakching Battalion

Imphal, February 25: A melodious musical evening was conducted by Kakching Battalion/HQ 28 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of Headquarters Inspector General of Assam Rifles (South) on yesterday at Serou Village. The musical evening was organised with the motive to develop and maintain a healthy environment among the youth in hinterland of Manipur. The dazzling Jazz band of Kakching battalion gave an explicit performance with music ranging from Hindi, Manipuri, North Eastern melodies and some ecstatic English classics liked by the locals. It was a thrilling performance with asRead More

8th International Women’s Conference held

Bengaluru, February 25, 2018 (DIPR): Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt. Nemcha Kipgen strongly affirms that Manipuri women since time immemorial have played exemplary roles in the socio-economic and cultural life of Manipur. This was expressed by the Minister at the 8th International Women’s Conference (IWC) 2018 titled – ‘Life: A Mystical Journey’ held at at Vishalakshi Mantap at The Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru held from February 23 to 25, 2018. Addressing the media during the conference, Minister Nemcha highlighted that Manipur has witnessed the successful responsibility ofRead More

Campaign against pollution launched

Imphal, February 25: Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today launched a campaign against pollution under the theme “save the future, pollution is controllable” at Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) office, Imphal West DC Office Complex, Lamphelpat. As a part of the campaign the minister flagged off two rallies from the MPCB office complex. Four cyclists will tour Imphal, Jiribam and Hailakandi (Assam) and return back on same route on March 1 in the first rally. The second rally comprising bikers and cyclists will cover Lamphelpat, Moirang, Kakching, Thoubal and Oinam, carrying postersRead More

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